• Freedom of expression organizations
• Digital rights resources
• Journalist resource guides
• Journalism-related associations/institutions
• Ethical journalism
• Journalism awards, fellowships
Fights censorship and defends the right to freedom of expression.
Centre for Law and Democracy
Promotes the general human rights that underpin democracy, notably freedom of expression, the right to vote, access to information, and freedom of assembly.
Canadian Civil Liberties Association
Protects fundamental human rights, particularly involving censorship, capital punishment, and police powers.
IFEX International Freedom of Expression Exchange
The global network defending and promoting free expression.
IFEX member organizations by region
A list of the organizations that make up the global IFEX network.
EFF - Electronic Frontier Foundation
Defending your rights in the digital world.
Access defends and extends the digital rights of users at risk around the world.
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Codes of Ethics Online
The first interdisciplinary centre for ethics to focus on professions, it promotes research and education on practical moral problems in the professions.
Ethics in Journalism
Promotes the flow of information, protects First Amendment guarantees of freedom of speech, and keeps high ethical standards in the practice of journalism.
FAIR - Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting
Offers well-documented criticism of media bias and censorship; exposes neglected news stories and defends working journalists whenever they are muzzled.
National Freedom of Information Coalition
A nonpartisan alliance of citizen-driven nonprofit freedom of information organizations, academic and First Amendment centers, journalistic societies and attorneys.
A highly respected annual program that recognizes journalistic excellence and achievement in both print and electronic news media in Atlantic Canada.
Edward Goff Penny Memorial Prizes
Annual award that offers cash prizes to two individuals working or writing for daily newspapers in two circulation classes: under 25,000 and 25,000 and over; prize money is $1,500 for each category.
International Center for Journalists
Trains journalists and media managers; launches news organizations, media associations, and journalism schools; forms interconnected networks of citizen journalists in under served countries, such as India, Indonesia, and Ghana.
International Journalists' Network
Keeps international journalists updated on media innovations, online journalism resources, training opportunities, and expert advice.
Newswise Guide to Journalism Awards
A free news wire for journalists, it acts as a press release service for public relations professionals as well as a general news website.
Online Journalism Awards
Honours excellence in digital journalism around the world; administered by the Online News Association in partnership with the University of Miami School of Communication.
Internationally recognized award for excellence in journalism and the arts.
South Asian Journalists Association (SAJA) Journalism Awards
Recognizes excellence in coverage of South Asia, as well as outstanding reporting by South Asian journalists and students in the U.S. and Canada.
Fellowships available to journalists
A basic list of programs and organizations that offer legitimate and quality fellowships to journalists.